Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

COURSE: L7-300 United States Healthcare System (3)
This course is an introduction and examination of the current global health care industry, including knowledge of relevant trends. It introduces healthcare and medical terminology and the exploration of the healthcare continuum. The class includes issues such as health policy, health values and beliefs, patient rights, managed care models, reimbursement, malpractice, risk management, and integration and interaction among healthcare sectors and regulating agencies, government and economic influence on the system. Prerequisite: Health Care Leadership students with consent of the College of Nursing and Health Professions.